A collaboration between the departments of Medicine and Neurology has been granted status as the Center for Excellence for Alzheimer’s disease in Western New York (CEAD WNY) through a five-year, $2.35 million state grant.

The University at Buffalo has been awarded a five-year, $2.35 million state grant to launch a Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s disease. The goal is to improve the screening, diagnosis and treatment of the disease, according to Kinga Szigeti, MD, PhD, associate professor of neurology and director of UB’s Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center.
Researchers in the University at Buffalo’s Department of Neurology shared their findings through more than 30 presentations at the American Academy of Neurology’s 67th Annual Meeting.

Bruce R. Troen, MD, professor of medicine, is working to address the growing need for quality geriatric care while preparing health care providers, researchers and medical educators for the high-demand field of geriatric medicine.


Multidisciplinary physician-scientist Bruce R. Troen, MD, professor of medicine and chief of geriatrics and palliative medicine, has been named a fellow of the American Geriatrics Society (AGS).